On Campus Program

RISE: The Kripalu Approach to Resilience Tools for Work-Life Balance


Reset your priorities with a retreat dedicated to tools that will help you meet the moments that matter most with calm, clarity, and connection. 

In this on-campus program, join Kripalu lead faculty as they introduce the core concepts of RISE™, Kripalu’s signature resilience-building programThrough accessible practices of meditation, breath, and gentle movement, learn how to

  • Navigate stress with skill to avoid burnout
  • Build positivity, productivity, and mental clarity  
  • Improve stress resilience in the moment, and over time.  

Anchored in the science and practice of mindfulness, yoga, and positive psychology, the RISE curriculum balances practice, research, and real-world application. Published research on RISE has shown that participants sustained boost in mindfulness, empowerment, and resilience, as well as a 32% reduction in day-to-day stress levels. Return home more mindful and with experiences you can easily apply to your life.  

This program—developed and led by our own faculty with the Kripalu methodology in mind—is offered exclusively at Kripalu.

Apply For Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are proud to offer full-tuition scholarships for select on campus programs. To see eligibility requirements and available programs, please complete the form here.

Included in Your Stay

Daily Yoga Classes

3 All-Natural Meals Access to the Kripalu Grounds


Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Suitable For
Program Theme
Professional Training


May 23–26, 2023
July 13–16, 2023
September 26–29, 2023

Sam Chase, MFA, E-RYT, author of Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness, holds certificates in yoga and positive psychology from Kripalu and a master’s degree from Harvard.

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Monique Schubert, MFA and lead Kripalu faculty member, uses her 20 years of experience as an artist and educator to develop yoga and mindfulness programs for schools, workplaces, and cultural institutions.

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July 13–16, 2023

Michelle Dalbec, E-RYT 1000, YACEP, is a lead faculty member for Kripalu, lead teacher trainer for the Kripalu School of Yoga, a Kripalu R&R Retreat presenter, and a Kripalu RISE™ facilitator.

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